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June 8, 2015 Local News Story:

Chattanooga Man Returns from Nepal after Helping with Earthquake Relief

A Chattanooga man who went to help with earthquake relief is back from Nepal tonight.

We first talked with Chris Smith on the phone a few weeks ago when he was in Nepal helping in relief efforts.

Smith says Nepal is still shaking.

June 1, 2015: Locals raise Nickels for Nepal - One month after devastating earthquakes

Video - News story link


After interview yesterday with News Channel 9 Hannah Lawrence, we received two calls today to help Nepali children.

One from Caryl Napier of GA and Chris Smith of Chattanooga.

Caryl donated a large quantity of emergency kits including toothpaste, toiletries and kids activities which we delivered to Chris to take with him on his flight Wednesday morning to Kathmandu. 


Chris Smith will meet up with Nawaraj Baskota of Kavya School in New Baneshwor Kathmandu, Nepal and spend a month helping with construction needs and search and rescue. 





Things you and your students can do:

  • Hold a love offering at your church and donate to Nickels for Nepal

  • Walk a Mile and collect $5.00 donation per mile to support your efforts and the children in Nepal by donating these funds to Nickels for Nepal

  • Shake it up with a Zumba event through at your school in PE class and donate $5.00 per each hour you Zumba

  • Organize a Pancake Breakfast at Applebee's to raise money for Nickels for Nepal

  • Host a Rumble Run 5k race to raise money for Nickels for Nepal

  • Make a memorial donation in honor of a special individual

  • Make a legacy donation to Nickels for Nepal for a percentage of your estate to help us sustain programs for the remote village children in Nepal

  • Sponsor a child for a year to attend a remote village school with a donation of $150.00 for their tuition scholarship, uniform, and supplies



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